According to a report in the West Virginia Gazette, the samples showing formaldehyde were apparently taken outside of the purview of state officials, who were quick to question the sample taker’s methodology and conclusions.
WV Chem Spill Update: Formaldehyde Is Safe, Coal Is Clean, And Would You Like To Buy This Bridge?
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January 30, 2014

Via Clean Technica:

An environmental engineer has reported finding formaldehyde in water samples taken from the area affected by the January 9 West Virginia chemical spill, and though it was only one location the already frayed nerves in the nine-county region have been set on edge once again.

According to a report in the West Virginia Gazette, the samples showing formaldehyde were apparently taken outside of the purview of state officials, who were quick to question the sample taker’s methodology and conclusions.

That’s fair enough, but now that the topic of formaldehyde has been dredged up, it’s worth taking ...

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